Galway bids for European Region of Gastronomy 2018

Galway has officially become a candidate for European Region of Gastronomy 2018!!

A very exciting and important initiative which would highlight the unique food culture of Galway and provide a legacy of improved food quality and support for local food and traditions.

The collaborative bid, which is being led by Galway County Council n association with Galway City Council and GMIT (Official) will bring together all sectors including the public, private, education institutions.


©Connemara Smokehouse


This bid represents an opportunity for Galway to highlight its unique food culture as well as a chance to leave a lasting legacy of improved food quality and improved support for the region. A collaborative project for all members of the food community. Farmers, Chefs, Health Professionals, Food & Craft Beer Producers, Educators, Restaurant Owners.


Members of steering Committee